Nicholas Gordon

Nicholas Gordon

Nicholas Gordon is a researcher working for the Global Institute for Tomorrow, a Hong Kong-based think tank.

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Opinion | Joshua Wong’s election ban shows Hong Kong needs to plan now for democratic reform, not wait until officials say the time is right

If anything, the protest movement has succeeded in putting political reform back on the table. To seize this opportunity and avoid another fiasco like in 2015, those who want electoral reform must start preparing workable strategies now.

2 Nov 2019 - 7:24AM

If anything, the protest movement has succeeded in putting political reform back on the table. To seize this opportunity and avoid another fiasco like in 2015, those who want electoral reform must start preparing workable strategies now.

Joshua Wong’s election ban shows Hong Kong needs to plan now for democratic reform, not wait until officials say the time is right
Review | China undermining Australian democracy, writes professor of public ethics in Silent Invasion: China’s Influence in Australia

China’s influence on Chinese-Australians and Australian politics comes under scrutiny in new book by Clive Hamilton, whose argument is weakened by claims that major Hong Kong companies are beholden to Beijing and his belief that Chinese-Australians shouldn’t engage in politics in their own country

11 May 2018 - 7:31AM

China’s influence on Chinese-Australians and Australian politics comes under scrutiny in new book by Clive Hamilton, whose argument is weakened by claims that major Hong Kong companies are beholden to Beijing and his belief that Chinese-Australians shouldn’t engage in politics in their own country

China undermining Australian democracy, writes  professor of public ethics in Silent Invasion: China’s Influence in Australia
Hong Kong’s barring of British activist was a mistake, but it’s not a threat to ‘one country, two systems’

We should be watchful of real threats to our system, rather than focus on Benedict Rogers’ case, where even if Beijing was involved in denying his entry, it has the right to do so under the Basic Law.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

We should be watchful of real threats to our system, rather than focus on Benedict Rogers’ case, where even if Beijing was involved in denying his entry, it has the right to do so under the Basic Law.

Hong Kong’s barring of British activist was a mistake, but it’s not a threat to ‘one country, two systems’
Book review: Generation HK - the student activists who claim to speak for post-handover Hongkongers, in their own words

Joshua Wong, Baggio Leung and other movers and shakers among the Hongkongers born since 1997 talk to Financial Times reporter, but his book doesn’t fully represent the views of a generation

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Joshua Wong, Baggio Leung and other movers and shakers among the Hongkongers born since 1997 talk to Financial Times reporter, but his book doesn’t fully represent the views of a generation

Book review: Generation HK - the student activists who claim to speak for post-handover Hongkongers, in their own words
Why political apathy is a bigger threat to Hong Kong’s future than independence calls
How one Hong Kong village has adapted a rural lifestyle for the 21st century
Book review: Wish Lanterns illuminates modern China by focusing on six twenty-somethings

As Alec Ash’s subjects grow and adapt over a decade, they reveal something of how China is changing, but this isn’t a study of Chinese youth in general

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

As Alec Ash’s subjects grow and adapt over a decade, they reveal something of how China is changing, but this isn’t a study of Chinese youth in general

Book review: Wish Lanterns illuminates modern China by focusing on six twenty-somethings
Book review: Japan’s anti-nuclear protest music after Fukushima

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, by Noriko Manabe, provides plenty of interesting information and insight into Japanese culture and protest songs in general

3 May 2016 - 10:57AM

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, by Noriko Manabe, provides plenty of interesting information and insight into Japanese culture and protest songs in general

Book review: Japan’s anti-nuclear protest music after Fukushima
Macau and Hong Kong enjoy the best of both worlds

This September, thousands of University of Macau students will cross a border to attend class, though they may not realise it. There will be no immigration checks in the tunnel between the new campus on Zhuhai's Hengqin island and Macau proper.

1 Aug 2013 - 4:30AM

This September, thousands of University of Macau students will cross a border to attend class, though they may not realise it. There will be no immigration checks in the tunnel between the new campus on Zhuhai's Hengqin island and Macau proper.

Macau and Hong Kong enjoy the best of both worlds